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Power Project Update

We finally have our first power graphs, and they are beautiful! Originally we planned on measuring the compression of the spring using an LDVT that we made. Unfortunately, we ran into a few problems: a limitation on the number of … Continue reading

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Republic Day, Roti, and Rickshaw Races

Today is India‚Äôs Republic Day, and thus a national holiday. Although most shops, factories, and offices were closed, we decided to work today since we are nearing the end of our time in Guwahati. Apparently there has been some violence … Continue reading

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Nagameez

Today we ate dinner at a local restaurant called Nagameez. The food was delicious, but more spicy than some of us are used to. Sydney and I just realized that we never introduced our team, so here’s a picture of … Continue reading

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Causing Fights at the Factory

As you know, Micaela and I are working on measuring the power it takes to pedal a rickshaw. Long story short, part of the project involves using a Vernier Lab Quest to measure the amplitude of a triangle wave and … Continue reading

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IIT Guwahati

IIT stands for Indian Institute for Technology, and is an elite technical school with campuses spread throughout the country. Professor Das of IIT Guwahati and his students made the first designs for Rickshaw Bank back in 2005. Today we walked … Continue reading

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